Category: Idiophone

Organological name: clappers

Origin: Québec, Canada

Place of acquisition: Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

Vernacular name: musical spoons

Description: Double wooden neck at the end of which two concave holes are carved, back to back.

L.: 27 cm / Ø (each spoon) : 3,8 cm

Function and usage: Accompaniment of folk songs and dances.

Collector and LRMM entry condition: Bought by Monique Desroches and donated to the LRMM in 1990.

Inventory number: D-90.2.1

Photo:L.Bouvrette

 

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